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Estate Grown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Patzimaro Vineyard

Estate Grown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Patzimaro Vineyard Wine Details

Description: This is a full-bodied, complex wine with generous, well-integrated tannins that are nicely balanced with subtle fruit flavors and toasted oak resulting in a nicely structured wine. Aromas of dried herbs, green olives and cedar are complemented by earthy, forest aromas, as well as hints of vanilla and black cherry. The wine is layered with flavors of cassis, cocoa, and fresh mint.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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